Sr. Event Specialist at Cradlepoint (Boise, ID)

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Overview

This is a remote opportunity

Cradlepoint was born in Boise and built for wireless. We are a team of authentic, hard-working, and innovative people driven by a shared vision to Connect Beyond the limits of wired networks. We help customers - big and small, across industries and around the world - utilize LTE and 5G cellular technology to connect people, places, and things, anywhere. We're at the forefront of the Wireless WAN and 5G - the next big waves in networking - and we remain as hungry and humble as the day we started. If you're hungry to be part of something big, come join us.

Responsibilities

How Will You Contribute to the Company?

This role will report to the Senior Marketing Manager, Corporate Events, and will plan and execute sponsorships/exhibits at industry conferences and trade shows. The right candidate will serve as an event expert, working closely with all areas of marketing, to identify event goals, messaging, booth design/layout, and coordination of logistics for events.

World-class events help the company gain access to, build trust with, and close deals with our core audience. Expertly executed events reach new prospects and business opportunities, increase brand awareness, and build brand affinity.

What Will You Do?
  • Organize and manage the presence of Cradlepoint at conferences, industry trade shows, exhibitions, and corporate events.
  • Organize and streamline the event processes: Including research, booking, vendor management, planning, shipping, staffing, and budget management
  • Identify and secure speakers, and staff for each event coordinating with internal executive staff
  • Develop creative, out-of-the ordinary, experimental marketing plans to boost attendance and increase audience engagement
  • Analyze the success of each event and propose creative new improvements for the event experience
  • Monitor event opportunities and measure event ROI
  • Learn the Cradlepoint technology, use cases, and software demos to effectively convey the Cradlepoint value proposition at trade shows and events


Qualifications
  • BA/BS degree in marketing, communications, hospitality, journalism (or relevant field) or equivalent working experience
  • Minimum of 5+ years experience in event planning/management, and vendor relationship management; additional experience in B2B, IT/Networking, SaaS is a plus
  • Must be an excellent communicator, with a great attitude and personality for employee relations
  • Have working knowledge of other service-oriented roles including, space management, audio/visual, decor, entertainment, signage, housing, and speaker management
  • Have the ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities on strict deadlines
  • Be experienced in managing multiple vendors and multiple projects at once
  • Excellent organizational skills, highly proactive, and detail-minded with proven experience finding creative ways to do more with less and a track record of delivering results on time-and on budget
  • CTSM or CEM certified preferred

Note: Did you know that women and other marginalized groups often hold back on applying to jobs if they don't meet 100% of all listed requirements? We don't want you to hold back! If you don't check every single box above but still feel like you could successfully do the work, we encourage you to apply! We'd love to connect and see how you could add to our team.

Why Cradlepoint?

At Cradlepoint, we're one team - all in on inclusion. Celebrating the uniqueness of our individual team members across the globe helps us build diverse teams where we all can thrive. Our connected, community-focused culture enables each one of us to perform at our best and fully be ourselves.

Our Cradlepoint values drive everything we do:
  • Stay humble and hungry: Be a curious learner, resilient, and competitive.
  • Don't point a finger; lend a hand: We are one team! Communicate, provide support, and lift others.
  • Make a difference: Prioritize, innovate, differentiate, and think big for customer success. Make a difference in work and in our communities.
  • Keep it simple: Eliminate complexity. Reduce time to value.
  • Enjoy the ride: Celebrate - appreciate - grow.
  • Trust, Respect, and transparency: Be ethical, data-driven, respectful, and straight shooters who share openly.


We are creating the future of global connectivity & community. Come join us. You belong here.

Benefits & Perks:
  • Competitive salary with a focus on a global market; Annual and Incremental Incentive plans; employee retirement plans (where available)
  • Flexible Time Off with Global Holiday Schedules to promote work-life balance
  • Wellness initiatives focused on the health and mental well-being of our team members and their families, including free membership to Headspace (a mindfulness and well-being app), an International Employee Assistance Program, and dedicated quarterly Well-being Days and No Internal Meeting Fridays.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Eligible to participate in customary health and other benefit plans and programs based on location
  • Work from home opportunities across our global locations with a culture rooted in inclusion and teamwork

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Cradlepoint's Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging mission is to create an inclusive work environment where all employees' differences are celebrated, their thoughts matter, and everyone feels safe to bring their authentic selves to work. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer and aim to attract, develop, and engage top talent from a diverse candidate pool. It is our policy and commitment to provide equal opportunity employment for all persons and not discriminate in employment decisions by placing the most qualified person in each job, without regard to any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.
More Information on Cradlepoint
Cradlepoint operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Boise, ID. Cradlepoint was founded in 2006. It has 860 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Flexible Work Schedule and Paid Holidays. To see all 14 open jobs at Cradlepoint, click here.
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